Weedon's Skin Pathology
Patterson, James W., M.D.
Elsevier Science Health Science 2020/04
1306 p. 1,250 full color illus. 29 cm
This single-authored text provides comprehensive coverage of the full spectrum of dermatopathological entities, both inflammatory and neoplastic, highlighted by more than 1,200 large-sized, high-quality illustrations. Prev. ed.: 2015.
Encyclopedic and authoritative, Weedon's Skin Pathology has earned outstanding reviews and accolades from practicing and trainee dermatopathologists, general pathologists, and dermatologists worldwide. The 5th Edition continues the tradition of excellence, helping you accurately and efficiently sign out challenging skin cases in everyday practice, while also keeping you up to date with recent advances in the field. This single-authored text provides comprehensive coverage of the full spectrum of dermatopathological entities, both inflammatory and neoplastic, highlighted by more than 1,200 large-sized, high-quality illustrations. Helps you arrive at the most accurate diagnoses possible by demonstrating what is seen through the microscope and identifying the characteristic features of the lesion - for established disorders, unusual and rare disease entities, and incompletely defined entities. Includes updated and expanded information on molecular diagnostics, including FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization) techniques, plus new developments in molecular biology and molecular techniques, targeted-personalized medicine, and immunohistochemistry. Brings you fully up to date with carefully reviewed and streamlined introductory and basic science information and information on new entities since the previous edition. Presents even more key information in quick-reference formats such as tables and boxes that organize diseases into groups, synthesize diagnostic criteria, and list differential diagnoses. Identifies both important articles and more rare and unusual reports with remarkably authoritative, comprehensive, current, and relevant reference lists (over 35,000) for each entity. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Table of Contents
SECTION 1 Introduction 1 What's new in the fifth edition 2 An approach to the interpretation of skin biopsies 3 Diagnostic clues SECTION 2 Tissue reaction patterns 4 The lichenoid reaction pattern ("interface dermatitis") 5 The psoriasiform reaction pattern 6 The spongiotic reaction pattern 7 The vesiculobullous reaction pattern 8 The granulomatous reaction pattern 9 The vasculopathic reaction pattern SECTION 3 The epidermis 10 Disorders of epidermal maturation and keratinization 11 Disorders of pigmentation SECTION 4 The dermis and subcutis 12 Disorders of collagen 13 Disorders of elastic tissue 14 Cutaneous mucinoses 15 Cutaneous deposits 16 Diseases of cutaneous appendages 17 Cysts, sinuses, and pits 18 Panniculitis SECTION 5 The skin in systemic and miscellaneous diseases 19 Metabolic and storage diseases 20 Miscellaneous conditions 21 Cutaneous drug reactions 22 Reactions to physical agents SECTION 6 Infections and infestations 23 Cutaneous infections and infestations-histological patterns 24 Bacterial and rickettsial infections 25 Spirochetal infections 26 Mycoses and algal infections 27 Viral diseases 28 Protozoal infections 29 Marine injuries 30 Helminth infestations 31 Arthropod-induced diseases SECTION 7 Tumors 32 Tumors of the epidermis 33 Lentigines, nevi, and melanomas 34 Tumors of cutaneous appendages 35 Tumors and tumor-like proliferations of fibrous and related tissues 36 Tumors of fat 37 Tumors of muscle, cartilage, and bone 38 Neural and neuroendocrine tumors 39 Vascular tumors 40 Cutaneous metastases 41 Cutaneous infiltrates-nonlymphoid 42 Cutaneous infiltrates-lymphomatous and leukemic